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Are you wondering how to sell your junk car quickly and easily? At The Clunker Junker, we pay cash for cars in Arlington Heights, IL and we make the process simple, fast, and awesome!
Do you have a junk car just sitting there, in your driveway or in your garage, doing nothing more than taking up space?
You might say that it’s valuable, and you have some ideas on how to get the most value out of it. If the car has been broken or damaged, perhaps you’re trying to save money to fix it up and put it back on the road. But you never seem to have the money or the time to find the parts and do the work.
Another alternative is to sell your junk car for parts. The challenge you’ll face here is finding the right buyers. Selling a car for parts and the scrap value of the metal is no easy task. You have to take the car apart, drain and safely dispose of fluids, separate and take inventory of the parts, and assess the quality of the parts. Then you still have to spend hours on the phone pitching your scrap parts to junk yard and auto recyclers or posting multiple classified ads, only to spend weeks getting the runaround and no firm estimate on the value of your parts and no interested buyers.
You could also end up spending money towing your car from one auto salvage yard in Arlington Heights to another only to find that you can’t get a fair price for both the metal and the parts.
You could try selling your junk car on Craigslist or eBay, which could turn you into a mini car dealership. You’ll find yourself waiting days or weeks for someone to respond to your ad. Then they’ll want to see it and test drive it, if you advertise that it is running. Then there’s price negotiations. A potential buyer might ask you to fix the car or reduce your price. Even if you do, they’ll want to think about it and get back to you.
Suddenly, you’ll realize that weeks and months have gone by and it’s still sitting there. In fact, you may have had a goal to sell that old car in a few days, and a year later it’s still sitting there.
So, what else can you do?
Stop giving yourself the runaround. Contact The Clunker Junker and get an instant offer for your vehicle today. We buy junk cars in Arlington Heights, IL. We’ll pick it up fast and pay cash for your car right on the spot. Easy!
We are reputable and experienced junk car buyers in the Arlington Heights, IL area. We’re also vehicle enthusiasts. We’re family owned and operated. So, we understand the challenges your face. That’s why we started Clunker Junker, to give people like you the personal attention that makes getting cash for your junk car a stress-free and hassle free experience!
We pay cash for cars, trucks, SUVs and vans in Arlington Heights. Concerned about the condition of your vehicle? We’re not. We pay cash for junk cars including vehicles that won’t pass emissions testing, have been totaled, have accident or weather-related damage.
At Clunker Junker, we are interested in your whole car, not the parts or scrap metal. We buy junk cars so you can sell your old unwanted vehicle and get cash without the hassle. When you find that the cost of repairing a car is just not worth it, call us and we’ll turn your old car into cash. When you’re tired of haggling with junk yards and buyers looking for a steal, it’s time to sell your car to The Clunker Junker.
If you prefer to get a quote over the phone, you can reach us at (888) 383-4181 during our normal business hours.
Today's average offer for vehicles in Arlington Heights, Illinois is $305 with free pickup. If you have a big truck like a Chevy Silverado or SUV such as a Chevy Suburban, the average value is at $381, but could be $259 for small and mid-size sedans like a Toyota Corolla. Obviously, your vehicle's real offer depends on a number of factors:
Yes! In many cases (though not all) we can buy junk cars in Arlington Heights, IL with no title. In all cases you will need to be able to prove you own the vehicle. That is usually done by showing a photo ID matching a valid registration for the vehicle. In some cases additional paperwork is also needed. Contact us if you have any questions about what is needed to sell your car with no title in Illinois. Note that we can never buy abandoned vehicles under any circumstance.
If needed, the legal owner of the car should be able to easily obtain a replacement title through your local Arlington Heights, IL DMV as seen below. Most states require a small fee for replacement and turnaround time can be anywhere from instantly to a couple of weeks:
We can often pick up most vehicles in Arlington Heights within 1 to 3 business days. Note, however, that your local buyer or carrier manages all their own schedules, so we can't ever fully guarantee a specific pickup window on the carrier's behalf. Same day pickups are sometimes possible, but never guaranteed.
Whether you are paid by business check or cash depends on the policy of the local buyer who makes a bid on your vehicle. While many of our buyers do pay cash for cars, some have started using checks for the safety of truck drivers and better record keeping. When you are paid by business check, keep in mind that The Clunker Junker fully backs up every payment and will pay you the full amount if there are any issues with the local buyer!
"Was my daily driver until last week. Upper control arm on right front tire broke. Auto shop suggested not repairing due to rust on shock tower. Tires are good, I don't think the air conditioning works. Plastic trim panels are broken off on right side and windshield has some small cracks in the bottom."
"The reason I'm wanting to junk this vehicle is because it needs a new transmission and I don't know how to do that. I also bought a new car, so I have no time to fix it. It's just sitting outside my home and wanting to junk it for whatever cash offer I can get for it."
"Transmission is going out in it. It drives slow, like up to 45mph. Also, I think I left the lights on and the battery died but it's a new one, only about three months old."
"It has a rebuilt engine in it with approximately 20K miles on it. 4×4 that works. The only reason the engine does not run is, I believe, there is an electrical issue in the dash. Diamond stamped tough box and Tounnou cover. "
"The horn does not work and it needs a new ABS monitor. The anti-lock brake system works fine, the light for it just won't come on. It does have a salvaged title but runs perfectly fine."
"Vehicle runs and drives well. Needs tires, distributor cap, and A/C charging. Engine and transmission are good with no leaks. Need to junk it to reduce insurance costs and the number of vehicles I currently own."
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